Friday, February 01, 2008

Chinese Women Find Western Man Wanting

Chinese Women Find Western Man Wanting

Are you a Caucasian male?

Oriental Plaza Mall
Oriental Plaza
If you are, you're in luck, stand long enough in Beijing's plush Oriental Plaza Mall, east of Tiananmen Square and before long a young Chinese woman will approach you and ask if you are American or British and attempt to engage you in idle conversation.

After the initial shock of why anybody under 30 would want to talk to me, it clicked. These latter-day gold-diggers want to become your new friend and guide to Beijing. Being with my wife and young son, I made my excuses and moved on.

So if you feel like being picked up, you know where to go.

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